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Parents at Work

Millennials’ parents just won’t stop getting involved in their kids’ jobs

When Millennials' parents aren't busy evicting their 30-year-old sons from their houses, it seems they're busy pestering their kids' bosses.

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Here’s what a 52-week paid parental leave looks like

With more than two years of experience with the 52-week parental leave, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's chief human resources officer has said the policy change was a wise move.

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Daughters of working moms may get this major career benefit

Though being a working mom is extremely hard and often guilt inducing this gem of a study will bring you some good news and just in time for Mother's Day, especially if you have a daughter. According to the study which looked at family and career data on more than 100,000 men and women and was published in the journal Work, Employment and Society, adult daughters who grew up with working moms, are more likely to be employed and if they are employed, they have bigger roles, work longer hours and make more money then their peers who had stay at home moms.


Tory Burch on female ambition and motherhood in the age of #MeToo

There’s no denying that Tory Burch, Designer and CEO of the Tory Burch empire and Founder of the Tory Burch Foundation, is a woman with fiery ambition. Last week, her Foundation hosted its first ever Embrace Ambition Summit, where female (and a couple of brave male) entrepreneurs, entertainers and thought leaders spoke about how they embrace ambition and thrive in a world where stereotypes regarding race, gender and sexuality all too often plague the trajectory of a woman’s career. Burch spoke with Thrive Global about ambition, motherhood, and self-care.


These are the best (and worst) states for working mothers

A new study shows that Vermont is the best state for employed moms this year. This state also claimed first place in the same study last year.

Parents at Work

This region of the country is where working parents have it best

A two-working-parent household is a norm now, but there are certain cities where working parents fare better according to a new analysis.

Parents at Work

Research: ‘Mental load’ weighs down working mothers

Among working mothers, 72% think it's their responsibility to keep their children’ schedules up to date, compared to 22% of working fathers.

Parents at Work

Here are the top 4 companies for working parents

Fortune and Great Place to Work released their list of the top 50 companies for parents who work, plus other research, showing how they benefit employees.